Tag Archives: Vin Hoeman

Mark and Wendy Comstock and Miles Luke Awarded 2012 Vin Hoeman Award

Mark and Wendy Comstock as well as Miles Luke were awarded the 2012 Vin Hoeman Award at the 2012 convention.

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Congratulations, 2011 Vin Hoeman Winners Charlie Feris and Gary White

Congratulations 2011 Vin Hoeman winners Charlie Feris and Gary White who received the award at the 2011 convention in Ohio. Charlie has met every 50 completer except two and has written an amazing history of completers. He is also hosting … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Vin Hoeman Award

The Vin Hoeman Award named after the first person to complete the 50 state highpoints is bestowed “for service to the Club in the pursuit of highpoints.” Any member with paid dues can nominate a candidate. With the nomination, the … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Oral History of First 10 48 Completers

Charlie Feris (48 completer #11) gave a presentation on the first 10 48 completers during the 2010 Highpointers Convention. There is a colorful cast of characters and Charlie met most of them.

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Jim Sutton Receives Vin Hoeman Award

Club President Jim Sutton, who first instituted a budget for the club, received the Vin Hoeman Award at the 2010 Highpointers Convention. The nomination for Jim said:

Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Tim Webb Receives the Vin Hoeman Award at the 2008 Konvention in Arizona…

Tim Webb, Club President and longtime member, received the “Vin Hoeman Award” at this years convention held in Arizona.  Tim has been a huge club supporter and was one of the driving forces behind the “Jakk Longacre Highpointers Memorial” on Taun Sauk Ridge in … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , | Comments Off

Robert Hyman Wins 2007 Vin Hoeman Award for Work on Surveying DC Highpoint

 Robert Hyman and Nikki Hemphill won the 2007 Vin Hoeman Awards. Robert won for decade-long effort navigating various government and local interests to get the Washington, DC highpoint surveyed and officially entered into the USGS database. Robert said the benchmark … Continue reading

Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Crew Leader Nikki Hemphill Wins 2007 Vin Hoeman Award

Nikki Hemphill and Robert Hyman won the 2007 Vin Hoeman Award for her legendary leading the “crews” at the conventions. She’s the official convention liaison and has made organizing the conventions much easier and fun! And for good measure everybody … Continue reading

Tagged , | Leave a comment

Stony Burk Named 2006 Vin Hoeman Winner

Stony Burk, who gave up so many of his holiday weekends to drive 200 miles from New Hampshire, to host the open access dates at Jerimoth Hill when access was in question, received the Vin Hoeman Award for his efforts … Continue reading

Tagged | Leave a comment